The Outdoor and Recreation Coordinator and First-Year Outdoor Program Director is an essential and critical member of the Dean of Students Office and supports its mission to
Master's degree in related field and experience managing a large-scale outdoor program at an educational institution
Experience creating organizational change and educational materials (incl. large group trainings) focused on accessibility to the outdoors.
Has demonstrated an ability to bring new student voices and perspectives into program participation and leadership
Interested in working with diverse, highly-motivated undergraduates
Ability to teach and assess wilderness medicine, interpersonal and technical outdoor skills
Demonstrated sound judgement in responding to sensitive situations and communication with parent, student and other constituencies
Experience facilitating reflection activities, preferably with college student populations
Knowledge of current Association of Experiential Education (AEE) accreditation standards
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician certification or higher
Experience with consensus decision making
Knowledge of New England trails/wilderness areas
Experience staffing and managing climbing walls, including American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) certification and /or Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) training
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 54153BR
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